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Online briefings on the thirteenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention (OEWG-13)

The webinar briefings will provide information to all Parties and observers on the objectives, possible outcomes, and working modalities of the OEWG-13 to take place from 21 to 23 February 2023 in Geneva.

Operation DEMETER VIII successfully completed

Enforced by the Basel Convention and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the DEMETER operations have been taking place since 2009, with the aim of tackling transboundary trafficking in waste and ozone depleting substances, through the enhanced cooperation between customs and environmental authorities.

5th meeting of the Expert Working Group on the review of Annexes to the Basel Convention

Convened in Geneva, Switzerland, from 5 to 7 December 2022, the hybrid meeting marked the completion of a set of revised recommendations pertaining to the review of hazardous wastes under the Basel Convention.


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